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  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Renewable NRG Systems has sold two WINDCUBE 200S 3D Scanning Doppler Lidars to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two machines will be utilized by NOAA’s Chemical Sciences Division for a variety of measurement purposes, starting with the XPIA experiment at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) taking place in April 2015. The XPIA Experiment […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    ZephIR Lidar has launched a research programme for Research Institutes. The Lidar Research Programme provides Research Institutes with the ability to apply for a complimentary loan of the latest generation ZephIR 300 lidar (including technical support and guidance) with the objective of demonstrating the effective use of wind lidar in varying applications. ZephIR was the […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    ECN has confirmed that the Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR is in the pre-commercial stage according to the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In collaboration with RWE, Eneco and Fugro Oceanor, ECN has performed a Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR validation trial near the offshore meteorological mast IJmuiden, […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    A collaborative research project at the U.S. Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has shown that the Wind Iris nacelle-mounted LIDAR from Avent Lidar Technology is an effective diagnostic tool for identifying wind turbine yaw misalignment, allowing users to improve wind turbine performance.  This is the first independent scientific field study validating the […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    AXYS Technologies has deployed two dual-LiDAR WindSentinel floating LiDAR systems, utilising the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s offshore anemometry mast. This will be the world’s first deployment of a floating LiDAR system to feature two LiDARs, as each system has an additional Zephir 300, AXYS’ first deployment of this sensor. The WindSentinel systems will be deployed […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Project & Tenders

    3D at Depth, a provider of subsea LiDAR systems and solutions, and Technip USA have signed a joint development agreement (JDA) to expand and commercialize the LiDAR technology for subsea metrology, field survey and IRM applications. Commonly referred to as laser scanning, LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) is a technology for collecting precise 3D models […]

  • 30 November 2019

    2010, ZephIR HQ, Worcestershire, U.K.:  the ZephIR 300 Lidar – a remote sensing wind measurement tool capable of collecting wind data remotely from its installed location by use of a infra-red laser – was born, following an 18 month product development program that focused on improving the ‘usability’ of remote sensing devices. The resultant product […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Environment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    ZephIR Lidar has released details of a new meteorological standard which shows that offshore substations on operational wind farms can now be delivered with a ZephIR 300M wind lidar as part of a Meteorological Monitoring Module, eliminating the need for a traditional meteorological mast.

  • 23 April 2013

    A gathering of many leading Chinese wind project developers, consultants and stakeholders has welcomed the introduction of wind lidar provider, ZephIR Lidar, to the local market, working in collaboration with Saiwind Inc. during a technology workshop held in Beijing. ZephIR provides remote wind speed measurements and characteristics from ground level, both onshore and offshore, in […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Carbon Trust has today started the world’s largest trial of scanning Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology in Dublin Bay, Ireland, the latest Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) project designed to help reduce the cost of energy from offshore wind. Over the next three months, four different scanning LiDAR systems will be put through their paces, […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Following five months of successful, high availability offshore operation of their first device, DONG Energy has just placed an order for the latest version of FLiDAR’s floating lidar wind measurement equipment. In recent weeks, the first FLiDAR device has measured wind speeds of over 25 m/s (10 minute average) for sustained periods and survived max. […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    RWE Innogy, together with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, completed a two year trial at what is soon to become the world’s second largest offshore wind farm. They tested the Light Detection and Ranging units (LIDAR) technology mounted on floating buoys at the 576MW Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm in the Liverpool Bay. The trial, […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The recently rebranded ZX Lidars, former ZephIR Lidar, has revealed ZX TM, a new turbine-mounted wind LiDAR used for optimizing turbine and wind farm performance.

  • 14 January 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Mainstream Renewable Power has deployed the North Sea’s first commercial floating LiDAR wind measurement device, designed to capture wind data in the harshest conditions, to support its proposed 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. A deal has been signed with technology providers FLiDAR NV, for the launch of the floating LiDAR to the site […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Industry-leading wind lidar company ZephIR Lidar have this month celebrated their 10th anniversary of wind lidar experience, having been the original pioneer of lidar measurement for the wind industry. On 4th March 2003, a prototype ZephIR lidar was successfully installed on the nacelle of a Nordex N90 wind turbine generator, and immediately demonstrated its ability […]

  • 6 March 2019

    Pioneering companies within the Oil and Gas sector are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data to vastly improve their operational efficiency. Lidar is an established tool that provides sophisticated wind assessment and measurements within the wind energy industry. An infrared laser exploits the Doppler effect to provide horizontal and vertical wind […]

  • 28 October 2015

    Oldbaum Services has deployed two 3D WINDCUBE 400S Scanning LiDARs as part of the wind resource assessment campaigns the company is currently conducting at two French offshore wind sites. It is the first time that such long range scanning systems are deployed for operational campaigns, after having completed third party validation tests with DTU and […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    ECN, XEMC-Darwind, TU Delft and Avent Lidar Technology are exploring the application of LIDAR technology for wind turbines. With a LIDAR system it is possible to accurately determine the speed and direction of the wind before it reaches the rotor of a wind turbine. Beside the validation of wind turbine performance, it is also possible to link […]

  • 8 October 2013

    Cutting edge wind scanning device, Galion Lidar, has been deployed on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico along the Texas coast to study the coastal wind resource in order to prospect for a potential offshore wind farm. SgurrEnergy’s flagship measurement device has begun a nine-month deployment by Baryonyx Corporation, a company in the preliminary […]

  • 18 March 2015

    RWE Innogy, in partnership with the operator of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, has installed a floating LiDAR  off the Dutch coast. As it follows a successfully trial completion of an innovative offshore buoy for measuring wind and wave data, the LiDAR was deployed for the purpose of testing further technical configurations with various manufacturers. The newly launched trial is […]

  • 28 October 2015

    Oldbaum Services has deployed two 3D WINDCUBE 400S Scanning LiDARs as part of the wind resource assessment campaigns the company is currently conducting at two French offshore wind sites. It is the first time that such long range scanning systems are deployed for operational campaigns, after having completed third party validation tests with DTU and […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services has developed a special wind tunnel for LiDAR Calibration on behalf of the National Metrology Institute of Germany (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt – PTB).